RA ‘Life Drawing: Live!’

Although I was aware this was streamed live back in January, I put it to one side for a while, before going back to it after a break from my local life drawing classes. This online session was shared as part of the Royal Academy of Arts 'From Life' exhibition, part of their 250 years … Continue reading RA ‘Life Drawing: Live!’


Assignment Four – 3: Self-Portrait

I started drawing myself for the first part of this assignment (Assignment Four – 1: Figure Study Using Line), which didn't work as well as I intended. After abandoning these drawings for Assignment 4.1 I decided to revisit this idea for 4.3, as I wanted to challenge myself. When I started studying with the OCA, I … Continue reading Assignment Four – 3: Self-Portrait

Assignment Four – 1: Figure Study Using Line

I had a few thoughts for the first part of Assignment Four, which was a ‘Figure study using line (A1) - Seated model in an upright chair. I could think of various techniques and materials that would suit this study: Continuous line drawing Contour drawing Pen and ink Hatching, cross-hatching, outlines. I started by sketching … Continue reading Assignment Four – 1: Figure Study Using Line